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Take a step back into the High and Far-Off Time and uncover everything from how the camel got in a humph (and got his hump!) to how the alphabet was invented. Enchanting and ingenious, these humorous tales of elephants and whales and cats and crabs are enormous fun.

The delightful tales of whales and cats and kangaroos and crabs - everything from how the camel got in a humph (and got his hump!) to how the alphabet was invented. Enchanting and funny, these fantastical stories continue to delight each and every generation.

With an inspiring introduction by Jonathan Stroud, author of the 'Bartimaeus' trilogy, and including fun-filled endnotes.



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